This pattern took me back to a sock technique that I haven't done in a number of years. That is, knitting a heel flap and gusset. The heel flap is done in what's called a slightly modified garter-stich edged eye of patridge heel (quite the mouthful, huh?), and looks really polished. Working on the gusset was a ton of fun, and I was happy to be reminded of how much I enjoy it.
If you looked at the top photo closely, I'm sure you asked yourself if the foot is a little on the small side. Yes, you're right, I think in comparison to the width of the leg, the foot seems abnormally small but it's mainly optical. While I probably